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Ex-NBA Star Amar’e Stoudemire Signs With Maccabi Tel Aviv, Accused of ‘Betrayal’ by Hapoel Jerusalem Fans

Amar’e Stoudemire has signed to play with the Israeli basketball team Maccabi Tel Aviv, the arch-rival of his former team that he still is...

January 23, 2020 5:06 pm

Israeli NGO Calls on World Holocaust Forum Attendees to Help Retrieve Bone Fragments Found at Auschwitz for Jewish Burial

The Israeli rescue and recovery volunteer organization ZAKA asked participants at Thursday's World Holocaust Forum to assist in recovering bone fragments from the site of the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau and ensuring their proper...

Muslim World League Chief al-Issa Joins Holocaust Survivors in Historic Tribute at Auschwitz

The head of the one of the world's largest Muslim organizations paid an unprecedented visit to the site of the Auschwitz extermination camp on Thursday, where he participated in remembrance prayers for the Jewish victims...

US Imposes Fresh Iran-Related Sanctions on Two People, Six Companies

The United States on Thursday said it blacklisted two companies based in Hong Kong, one in Shanghai and one in Dubai for helping Iran's state-owned National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) export millions of dollars of goods in...

January 23, 2020 11:58 am

At Florida Base, a Mix of Relief, Anxiety in Saudi Shooting Aftermath

With an FBI investigation underway, Navy security officer David Link still is not allowed to...

January 23, 2020 11:38 am

Successor to Slain Iran General Faces Same Fate if He Kills Americans, US Envoy Says

The successor to the Iranian commander killed in a US drone strike would suffer the...

January 23, 2020 11:32 am

Weather Forces Cancellation of Kushner Israel Visit

JNS.org - Senior adviser to President Donald Trump Jared Kushner and US Special Representative for...

January 23, 2020 11:29 am

Bloomberg Criticizes Trump’s Withdrawal From Iran Deal, Despite Opposition to It

JNS.org - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is running for the Democratic...

January 23, 2020 11:22 am

British Royal Family Members Attend Multiple Holocaust-Remembrance Ceremonies

JNS.org - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend a commemorative ceremony on Monday...

January 23, 2020 5:06 pm

Ex-NBA Star Amar’e Stoudemire Signs With Maccabi Tel Aviv, Accused of ‘Betrayal’ by Hapoel Jerusalem Fans

Amar’e Stoudemire has signed to play with the Israeli basketball team Maccabi Tel Aviv, the arch-rival of his former team that he still is a...

January 23, 2020 4:28 pm

Israeli NGO Calls on World Holocaust Forum Attendees to Help Retrieve Bone Fragments Found at Auschwitz for Jewish Burial

The Israeli rescue and recovery volunteer organization ZAKA asked participants at Thursday's World Holocaust Forum to assist in recovering bone fragments from the site of...

January 23, 2020 3:56 pm

Muslim World League Chief al-Issa Joins Holocaust Survivors in Historic Tribute at Auschwitz

The head of the one of the world's largest Muslim organizations paid an unprecedented visit to the site of the Auschwitz extermination camp on Thursday,...

January 23, 2020 2:14 pm

US Imposes Fresh Iran-Related Sanctions on Two People, Six Companies

The United States on Thursday said it blacklisted two companies based in Hong Kong, one in Shanghai and one in Dubai for helping Iran's state-owned National Iranian...

January 23, 2020 11:58 am

At Florida Base, a Mix of Relief, Anxiety in Saudi Shooting Aftermath

With an FBI investigation underway, Navy security officer David Link still is not allowed to talk about what he saw when a Saudi gunman killed...

January 23, 2020 11:38 am

Successor to Slain Iran General Faces Same Fate if He Kills Americans, US Envoy Says

The successor to the Iranian commander killed in a US drone strike would suffer the same fate if he followed a similar path by killing...

January 23, 2020 11:32 am

Weather Forces Cancellation of Kushner Israel Visit

JNS.org - Senior adviser to President Donald Trump Jared Kushner and US Special Representative for International Negotiations Avi Berkowitz will not attend the gathering of...

January 23, 2020 11:29 am

Bloomberg Criticizes Trump’s Withdrawal From Iran Deal, Despite Opposition to It

JNS.org - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, said that while he opposed the 2015 Iran...

January 23, 2020 11:22 am

British Royal Family Members Attend Multiple Holocaust-Remembrance Ceremonies

JNS.org - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend a commemorative ceremony on Monday held in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day in the...

January 23, 2020 11:18 am

White House Gives Credentials to Antisemitic Broadcaster, Outlet Covering Davos

JNS.org - Antisemitic and conspiracy broadcaster Rick Wiles and his outlet TruNews received a media credential from the White House to cover the World Economic Forum...

January 23, 2020 11:16 am

More US Troops Leave Iraq Over Potential Injuries as Trump Downplays Brain Risk

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he did not consider the brain injuries suffered by 11 US service members in Iran's recent attack on...

January 23, 2020 11:12 am

Britain’s Prince Charles Honors Grandmother’s Heroism During Holocaust

Britain’s Prince Charles paid homage on Thursday to his grandmother, Princess Alice, for sheltering Jews in Nazi-occupied Greece, saying the royal family took great pride...

January 23, 2020 11:04 am

Boise Jewish Community Celebrates 125th Anniversary of Idaho’s First Synagogue

JNS.org - Idaho Gov. Brad Little issued a proclamation on Monday recognizing 125 years of Jewish history in the state. “I, Brad Little, governor of the state...

January 23, 2020 10:58 am

Swastikas on Synagogue as New Zealanders Spar Over Absence at Holocaust Forum

JNS.org - Neo-Nazi graffiti was discovered outside a synagogue in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand. Yellow swastikas were spray-painted on and near Temple Sinai, also...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

Opinion

Auschwitz and The New York Times, 75 Years Later

Our weekly issue of Life magazine, dated May 7, 1945, arrived on my ninth birthday. Its cover photo showed three solemn men, one with his wounded wrist in a sling,...

Israel

French President Macron’s Plane Protected by Israeli Anti-Missile Sys...

The attention of the Israeli media was captured on Wednesday when French President Emmanuel Macron was caught on camera yelling...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Officials Lock Horns Over Leader Haniyeh’s Iran Visit

JNS.org - The leadership of Hamas is at odds over Hamas political bureau head Ismail Haniyeh’s decision to travel to Tehran earlier this month to attend the funeral of Iranian...

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